July 25 2017
If you’re just looking at the bare numbers, the picture of water reuse in the West might seem disappointing. In 2015, California produced some 233 billion gallons of recycled water, a gain of only 1 ...
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July 24 2017
When Juneau-based landscape company owner David Lendrum decided to relocate his business to a subdivision on the outskirts of town, Landscape Alaska was looking to expand. Lendrum leased an adjacent p ...
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July 24 2017
The city of Austin, Texas, is looking to fight stormwater issues by tapping the potential found in green infrastructure on local properties. The city council recently passed a Green Stormwater Infrast ...
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July 22 2017
When Dylan Malone, owner of Next Level Lawncare and Landscape in Independence, Missouri, heard that a man from nearby Belton had been scammed by a bad contractor, he stepped up. Malone reached out to ...
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July 21 2017
The weather this spring and summer has brought a significant increase in the number of ticks out and about this year, and employers should be aware of the risks they present. Ticks are tiny and their ...
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July 20 2017
In Florida, when Governor Rick Scott’s first term began in 2011, the state Department of Transportation (FDOT) rolled out ‘A Bold New Vision’ for landscape work across the state. The multi-milli ...
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July 20 2017
New high-tech water meters will be coming to every home in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, and for some, that's going to mean tearing up landscaping. Meters surrounded by shrubbery won't be able to ...
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July 19 2017
Toyota North America made headlines recently by officially opening a new national headquarters in Plano, Texas, with a focus on the campus’ environmentally-friendly measures. Along with solar panels ...
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July 19 2017
A labor union in Michigan is filing a lawsuit against Western Michigan University (WMU), over the University’s decision to get goats to do some of the campus’ lawn mowing. According to Kathi Babbi ...
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July 18 2017
When Andrew J. Gronowski got caught swindling people by pretending to be a landscape company employee, he was sentenced to six months in county jail and three years’ probation, but now he’ll be se ...
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July 18 2017
While the labor shortage is a national problem for landscape contractors, some communities are being hit harder than others and Hilton Head, South Carolina, is one of them. The affluent island communi ...
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July 17 2017
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), based in Oakland, California, recently announced that they will be adding glyphosate to the state’s list of chemicals known to cause can ...
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July 17 2017
The H-2B program will be approving an additional 15,000 visas this summer, according to a recent announcement by Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John Kelly. Kelly was authorized by Con ...
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July 15 2017
Following five years of drought, there are an estimated 102 million dead trees in California, shockingly. “Probably 70 to 80 percent of the whole mortality situation last year was mapped in areas of ...
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July 14 2017
Long Island, New York, continues to lead the way in implementing the use of gas-less landscaping tools at a city level. The town of North Hempstead recently purchased electric leaf blowers, string tri ...
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July 13 2017
Larry Schmitz is a Bloomington, Minnesota, meter reader and military veteran who spotted something a little odd about the hardscaping at one of the properties on his rounds. The white stone along the ...
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July 13 2017
The emerald ash borer continues to create headaches in cities where ash trees used to thrive. Roughly 14,000 ash trees will have to come down in Lincoln, Nebraska, thanks to the invasive insect, and c ...
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July 12 2017
Last Wednesday, Abel de Jesus Monroy, 27, viscously and without reason attacked Judith Guido, chairperson at Guido & Associates, at her home in Moorpark, California. He has been arrested and is be ...
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July 12 2017
A new operating model has popped up in Charlotte, North Carolina, where a startup landscape business is betting on the success of robotic mowers. HomeVP, started by Woody Chin and Nick Sagnella, launc ...
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July 12 2017
The owner of a landscape company in Clifton Park, New York, had no idea that his $10 purchase would go so far in funding his company’s expansion. When Anthony Iavarone asked his friend to buy him a ...
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